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Difference between repetition and 100% match?
Thread poster: Edwal Rospigliosi

Edwal Rospigliosi  Identity Verified
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Nov 23, 2007

Hi

In my Trados Analysis, I have the folllowing:

Segments Words Percent
Repetitions: 5286 21965 28%
100% 324 666 1%

Isn't a repetition and a 100% match the same?


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Boris Kimel  Identity Verified
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Different nature Nov 23, 2007

100% match is what one has in TM already. That's why there are no matches with an empty TM.
Repetition is something appearing in the text more than once, but not present in TM.


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Echo (Sin Jin) Lim
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cool, i was wondering the same thing! Nov 23, 2007

thankssss Boris!!

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Edwal Rospigliosi  Identity Verified
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TOPIC STARTER
Thank you! Nov 23, 2007

One doubt solved.

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Haiyang Ai  Identity Verified
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Match and repetition Nov 24, 2007

Boris Kimel wrote:
100% match is what one has in TM already. That's why there are no matches with an empty TM.
Repetition is something appearing in the text more than once, but not present in TM.


Many clients won't pay 100% match at all. But others pay a small percent for review.

Regards,
Haiyang


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Niina Lahokoski  Identity Verified
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Every word should count Nov 25, 2007

Haiyang Ai wrote:

Many clients won't pay 100% match at all. But others pay a small percent for review.


This is not very fair, because the 100% matches (especially in large amounts) take up time even if you are not required to review them. For example, when you run a spell checker, you can't configure it to skip full match segments. When I translate (in TagEditor) a software manual with a lot of English UI terms, the spell checker stops at every English word. If there are 20 000 full matches, the process slows down significantly.

Also, for example in TagEditor, you can't see a difference between a Repetition and a Full Match - they are all marked as 100% matches.


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Rocio Barrientos  Identity Verified
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Thank you! Nov 12, 2008

Very helpful

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Stanislav Pokorny  Identity Verified
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Good suggestion Nov 12, 2008

Niina Lahokoski wrote:

For example, when you run a spell checker, you can't configure it to skip full match segments.


Would be a good feature though, worth adding to SDL Ideas.


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